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Forum: Build Threads 10-20-2020, 08:24 PM
Replies: 59
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Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I just realized your jeep is an 88 Overhead...

I just realized your jeep is an 88 Overhead consoles are a 89-91 item. I've seen one 2 piece 89-91 console in person. I'm not sure what your switch would look like. I might have one out of an xj...
Forum: Build Threads 10-19-2020, 08:49 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 513
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
It looks like yours has the sunroof overhead 2...

It looks like yours has the sunroof overhead 2 piece console. (because of the hanging wires) Do you have it or was it long gone? Did you ever come up with the sunroof switch? Great progress! ...
Forum: Build Threads 10-17-2020, 11:48 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I just changed spots the 79 and 81. The 79...

I just changed spots the 79 and 81. The 79 hasn't been started in a few weeks to a month. So it took a bit of coaxing.... fuel down the carb etc, so it wouldn't kill the weak battery to start....
Forum: Build Threads 10-17-2020, 10:07 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Thanks dave. As far as breaking down.... I...

Thanks dave. As far as breaking down.... I have AAA HaHa....



For now it will be just around the block and in the neighborhood.



I have to install a cat on my exhaust then go through...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 10-12-2020, 10:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
[quote=asphaltrockdweller]77 or 78? There are...

[quote=asphaltrockdweller]77 or 78?


There are some cool parts on it if you part it out. Check what engine is in it.
Could be a four OH one?


Totally agree. It would be worth it to take a peek...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-12-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
They remind me of the dash light sockets from the...

They remind me of the dash light sockets from the 70-72 chevelle. It's good a member has some for you though.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-10-2020, 10:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
http://oljeep.com/gw/elec/GW_wiring.html Look...

http://oljeep.com/gw/elec/GW_wiring.html


Look up the 79 wiring diagram here.
Forum: Build Threads 10-09-2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
The Dakota Gauges are working. I need to add the...

The Dakota Gauges are working. I need to add the sensors and hook them to the board. Water temp, oil pressure, and speedometer. It will be independent from the sniper stuff. It makes it easier to...
Forum: Build Threads 10-03-2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
It seems like it's going to be a few days of...

It seems like it's going to be a few days of dealing with wiring.


Today I installed the powermaster 1 wire alternator. (mostly to support the sniper). ...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 10-03-2020, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 249
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Zorm My 79 starts. Send me a pm and I can...

Zorm



My 79 starts. Send me a pm and I can send pics of how my 79 is wired to confirm yours is the same, Also look at the neutral safety switch on the lower column " wiley-moeracing suggests"....
Forum: Build Threads 09-25-2020, 08:15 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
That is a pretty cool option. Would it work with...

That is a pretty cool option. Would it work with a factory radio or one of their retro radios only?




I have a really cool update!


The Beast runs again! It's almost weird because it is so quiet...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-24-2020, 03:23 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 38,782
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I hope these help. This is a pic of the box...

I hope these help.



This is a pic of the box plugged back in line using the factory harness.


https://i.ibb.co/Dg8VZ0j/604-A1-F6-C-FBE1-43-DA-BF07-4-B981-E1-D95-BA.jpg (https://ibb.co/mFXD3fP)
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-23-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,309
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
If you have to get the non running FSJ running to...

If you have to get the non running FSJ running to move the running FSJ.


If you know for a fact that "It ran when it was parked" But it may not start without tinkering with it.


You can spot the...
Forum: Build Threads 09-23-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I'm getting the gauges ready to go back...

I'm getting the gauges ready to go back inhttps://i.ibb.co/2vBPvNG/A3258081-50-C9-4-F36-8-FA6-198-CD78-A18-C5.jpg (https://ibb.co/Wk1Fktm).


I'm also filling in the rust pits with spot filler on my...
Forum: Build Threads 09-23-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
It had a single DIN radio that had seen better...

It had a single DIN radio that had seen better days. I found a clock block off plate and might put the switch panel back in where the ash tray is suppose to go. It was missing the glove box all...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-22-2020, 10:36 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 38,782
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I just unplugged my towing box from the 79 chief....

I just unplugged my towing box from the 79 chief. It plugs into the factory harness. at least mine did. I don't remember a plug that looked like that though. If it wasn't dark out I go crawl under...
Forum: Build Threads 09-22-2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Super cool update: After taking pics and...

Super cool update:



After taking pics and asking questions on a sniper specific page my no spark problem is solved. It was too late to try to actually fire it up tonight. I really wanted...
Forum: Build Threads 09-21-2020, 07:34 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I have it wired like the pic. I need to grab my...

I have it wired like the pic. I need to grab my mulitmeter and confirm my keyed wire is correct. It has to have something to do with that.


I need to double check the ground from engine to frame...
Forum: Build Threads 09-20-2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Good call. I started at the distributor. ...

Good call. I started at the distributor. disconnected the harness pulled the cap bumped motor until the rotor was pointing at #1.... Reinstalled cap pulled the #1 plug wire plugged harness back...
Forum: Build Threads 09-20-2020, 07:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,209
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I have the sniper totally installed and turned...

I have the sniper totally installed and turned the key for the first time in in many months..... It wont start. ugh! The hand held RPM reading says Stall, and doesn't change while cranking...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 09-16-2020, 10:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,527
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
This is the last day I was able to head out to...

This is the last day I was able to head out to work on it because of the fires. I was able to fit the 35's on and run it around his property a little.


They were evacuated for several days the very...
Forum: Build Threads 09-16-2020, 10:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,571
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
I was at napa the other day and forgot to ask for...

I was at napa the other day and forgot to ask for the o-rings. I've kept my eye on the leak. It is minor compared to the original o-ring & pan gasket leak combo.



I've been working on the brakes...
Forum: Build Threads 09-16-2020, 10:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,571
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Luckily they have all been minor issues to get...

Luckily they have all been minor issues to get running. A rusty steel 2nd fuel tank is probably why this one was parked. Plus it helps to have lots of random spare parts in my basement to swap...
Forum: Build Threads 09-16-2020, 01:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,725
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Looks great Dave..... I can't believe that spare...

Looks great Dave..... I can't believe that spare rim looks so good after. Did you pin stripe it?
Forum: Build Threads 09-16-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,725
Posted By 78 WIDETRAC
Dave You got the pics figured out! Post some...

Dave


You got the pics figured out! Post some of the Honcho please.
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